Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.00
Liaison Jonna Korpi
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Minnesota, Duluth
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Mindy Granley
Sustainability Director
UMD Office of Sustainability
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
528,726.52 MMBtu

Total clean and renewable electricity generated on site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes:
49.52 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :

UMD has four solar photovoltaic installations, described at d.umn.edu/solar
Malosky: 5.8 kW array added in summer of 2008
Bagley: 6 kW solar array added in 2010
Oakland-Aspen building: 40 kW array on top of the Oakland Aspen building roof, paid for through Student Service Fees, with matching funds from UMD Housing and the UMD Green Revolving Fund. The rebate we accepted through Minnesota Power effectively gave up our Renewable Energy Credits, so the production from Oakland was not included here.
HCAMS: 50 kW array on top of the newest green building at UMD went online in fall 2018. However, data was not tracked until Jan 2019 through inverter software so it is NOT included in the data reported here.


Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site, performance year:
0 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
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Total clean and renewable electricity generated by off-site projects that the institution catalyzed and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes, performance year:
0 MMBtu

A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
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Total third-party certified RECs, GOs and/or similar renewable energy products (including renewable electricity purchased through a utility-provided certified green power option) purchased during the performance year:
0 MMBtu

A brief description of the RECs, GOs and/or similar renewable energy products, including contract timeframes:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Geothermal ---
Hydro ---
Natural gas ---
Nuclear ---
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind ---
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
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Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 0
Fuel oil 0
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 100
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
0.01

Total Renewables generated on campus: 146.72 MMBTU
Bagley: 6639.52 kwh = 22.63 MMBTU
Malosky: 7886.48 kwh = 26.89 MMBTU
Oakland - 28,486 kwh = 97.2 MMBTU
CAMS - didn't start monitoring until Jan 2019

Total Renewables we retain credits for: 49.52
Bagley: 6639.52 kwh = 22.63 MMBTU
Malosky: 7886.48 kwh = 26.89 MMBTU
CAMS - didn't start monitoring until Jan 2019

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